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MoFi receives additional $50,000 for small business loans (access required)

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A Northwest organization that lends money to help small businesses start has received a 33 percent increase in the amount of funding it receives from a Boise-based nonprofit. MoFi, a community development financial institution, has received $50,000 from Capital Matrix ...

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Eagle investment company hires Colombian data scientist (access required)

An Eagle investment company is turning to big data to help make its trading decisions by hiring a data scientist from Bogota, Colombia. Daniel Fernandez will be a quantitative analyst for ProfitScore Capital Management. “Specifically, he will be spearheading the ...

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Micron announces lowered expectations (access required)

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For the first quarter of 2019, which ended Nov. 30, Micron said it expects its revenue to be on the low end of its previously announced guidance range of $7.9 billion to $8.3 billion. In addition, the company said it ...

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Four low-income Idaho credit unions awarded grants (access required)

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Four Idaho credit unions recently received more than $30,000 in grants from the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). Grant awards, intended for low-income credit unions, ranged from $1,300 to $20,000, for a total of $2 million made to 203 credit ...

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Committee votes to ease occupational licensing requirements (access required)

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An interim committee on occupational licensing plans to bring forth legislation during the upcoming legislative session to make it easier for people to enter licensed professions. In particular, members of the Occupational Licensing and Certification Laws Committee said during its ...

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Virtual reality playing a role in health care

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This is the second story in a three-part series on virtual reality.  We’re a ways from using it in areas such as surgery and other medical procedures, but virtual reality (VR) is playing an increasingly larger role in health care. ...

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